This feature request is still in the works. No additional updates are available at this time. I’ll keep you posted as I hear more.
An error occurred while saving the commentCurt B commented
Not having the ability to set the default to open in desktop app is crazy. This should be an easy option and should be something Microsoft gets done soon. I waste lots of time opening items in the desktop app, then having to go back and close the on-line version. Not very user friendly right now.